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Free will may be an illusion, study says

The idea that we make autonomous choices may be nothing more than "background noise" in our brain, according to researchers at UC Davis.

By June 22, 2014

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Baffle yourself with the best optical illusions of the year

The winners of the Best Illusion of the Year contest have been crowned, so go ahead and enjoy the confusion.

By May 20, 2014

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CNET's Next Big Thing: How virtual reality goes beyond geeky

Industry leaders say virtual and augmented reality applications will be as widespread as mobile phones, but not until some major hurdles are addressed.

By January 6, 2015

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CNET's Next Big Thing at CES: New realities (Tuesday live blog)

CNET's Next Big Thing SuperSession is one of the most popular events at CES. In 2015, we're focusing on augmented reality, virtual reality and the amazing futures they will enable.

By January 6, 2015

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Hacker claims you can steal fingerprints with only a camera

Previous attempts to copy fingerprints required specialized tools and the fingerprint itself.

By December 29, 2014

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CES 2015: Here's everything you need to know

Don't let the biggest technology show of the year take you by surprise. CES 2015 starts right after the new year, and CNET will be there in force to show you every new device and technology.

By December 17, 2014

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Video games aren't all guns and gore; artistic titles are on the rise

When it comes to setting themselves apart, small studios have one especially effective tool in their arsenal.

By November 23, 2014

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Ghost in the machine: Robot simulates a ghostly presence

Researchers have designed a robot that makes humans feel the illusory presence of a non-existent "ghost".

By November 6, 2014

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Oculus closer to launch with new virtual reality headset

"Crescent Bay" prototype promises a better display and new sensors to track player's movements while using the device.

By September 20, 2014

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Can a musician be a hardcore audiophile?

The Audiophiliac's close encounter with jazz musician Billy Drummond, he has a houseful of great hi-fi gear.

By September 8, 2014